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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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[Korea - North] Rare photos of North Korea’s weed smoking culture

Cigarettes are actually even harder to come by. As a result, those who can’t afford neatly packaged tobacco smoke pot.
Herb.co
added Apr 25, 2018 17:15
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] S.Korean Envoy Advised Kim Jong-un to Quit Smoking

National Security Council chief Chung Eui-yong advised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to quit smoking, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Sunday. This episode happened when Kim had dinner with the South Korean envoy in Pyongyang on March 5, the daily quoted
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:18
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[Korea - North] Made in North Korea: The graphic design of a pariah state

These cigarette cases bear the words "Paradise" (left) and "Establishment" (right). According to 2012 survey by the WHO, more than half of North Korean men are smokers, one of the highest rates in Asia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured s
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2018 02:06
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[Korea - North, UK] Exhibition explores everyday life in “controversial” North Korea

Made in North Korea: Graphics from Everyday Life in the DPRK is a new show on at London’s House of Illustration that looks to show the regularity of people’s lives in the controversial nation, from going to the theatre to smoking cigarettes.
Design Week (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:57
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[Korea - North, Mongolia] Tobacco Dominates Trade

Trade between North Korea and Mongolia rose 43 percent year-on-year to US$2.3 million in 2017, primarily driven by tobacco imports from Mongolia, according to a KBS story relayed by the TMA and citing figures published by the Ulaanbaatar chapter of the K
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Korea - North] North Korea: Kim Jong Un Setting A 'Bad Example' Smoking Cigarettes On Camera

Many North Koreans blame Kim Jong Un, who is frequently shown smoking cigarettes on state TV and in newspaper images, for setting a bad example for the population. A source in South Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on January 4, "Arguments between family m
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:01
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[Korea - North] What North Korean propaganda posters reveal

North Korea also produces a number of anti-smoking posters, having joined the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005. The WHO reports that the country "keenly celebrates" World No Tobacco Day every year. They document developments in the c
CNN
added Jan 2, 2018 04:12
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[Korea - North] The Differences Between Kim Jong Un’s Diet and a Typical North Korean’s Will Shock You

If you’re going to slowly kill yourself by smoking cigarettes you might as well do it in style, like $44 per pack. Kim prefers to sustain his habit with only the most elegant of cigarettes from Yves Saint Laurent. The company has been promoting these “de
The Cheat Sheet
added Nov 25, 2017 01:49
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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